Each day accounts of horrific crimes in Syria reach the outside world. Now the U.N. has confirmed that rape is being used to terrorise and punish women, men and children, during house searches and interrogations, at checkpoints, and in detention centres and prisons across the country.
UNHCR special envoy Angelina Jolie meets with Syrian children refugees in the eastern Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley near the border with Syria. (AFP)
British FM Hague visits Syrian refugees. The United Nations has confirmed that rape is being used to terrorize and punish women, men and children. (AFP)